Fat Margaret Museum and Visitor Centre

Pikk tänav 70, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

View on map

Welcome to the Fat Margaret Museum and Visitor Centre!

Listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List, the complex provides an overview of maritime trade, agencies, and navigation in the Middle Ages, as well as in the era of sailing, steam, and motor ships. There is a total of 1,000 m² of exhibition space. The star exhibit is the 700-year-old Koge wreck found in Kadriorg in 2015. There are about 70 ship models out of which 17 have been created especially for the exhibition, nearly 700 items, and 50 digital and hands-on solutions.

Times and prices

Monday–sunday: 10:00 - 19:00

  • Adult:

    from

    12 €
  • Child:

    from

    6 €
  • Family ticket:

    from

    22 €
  • Pensioner:

    from

    12 €
  • University student:

    from

    6 €
  • School student:

    from

    6 €
  • Group price:

    from

    12 €
  • SHOW ALL PRICES
  • Exact price to be clarified by service provider.

Features and amenities
  • WIFI

  • Wheelchair access

Getting there

The nearest parking lot us located at 6 Väike Rannavärav . Free parking is 1.8 km from here, at the Seaplane Harbour. Enjoy the sea view by walking along the beta-promenade or Kalaranna tee. A museum train runs between Seaplane Harbour and Fat Margaret tower during the summer season. Distances: Town Hall Square 700 m, Port Terminals A, B, and C 800 m, Passenger Terminal D 1.3 km, Tallinn Cruise Terminal 1.2 km. Accessibility: nearly 90% of the museum is accessible by wheelchair, there is an elevator, hearing aid compatible induction loop, a guideline for the visually impaired, palpable replicas of selected ship models, and more.

Access
  • On foot only
Stops nearby
Bus: Kanuti, Linnahall, Põhja pst
Tram: Kanuti, Linnahall, Põhja pst
Coordinates
View on map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
angelasJ5518LZ

angelasJ5518LZ

Interesting museums

The building is medieval and looks fantastic. The exposition is a part of Maritime Museum and there are a lot of ship models. If you a ship fan, you could spend there 3-4 hours.

JulieF2978

JulieF2978

Beautiful building with a nice exposition

Beautiful building from the inside. Usually we just see it from outside at the entrance of the Old Town. But worth a visit, the exposition is very well presented and gives us a lot of information...

Mikael F

Mikael F

Impressive tower

The medieval Fat Margaret Tower and the Great Coastal Gate next to it were built to defend the city from the seaward side of town. The tower was completed in 1530. The round tower has a diameter of...

Tutvu pakkuja teiste pakkumistega
Places nearby
View on map
Newsletter Newsletter